Maurie Backman, contributor at

Maurie Backman

Freelance Writer

Maurie Backman is a freelance contributor to Moneywise, who has more than a decade of experience writing about financial topics, including retirement, investing, Social Security, and real estate. Her work has appeared on sites that include USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and CNN Underscored. She studied creative writing and finance at Binghamton University and decided to merge the two to try to help empower consumers to make smart financial planning decisions.